Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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2024 Arbor Day Photo Contest

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Idaho Forest Products Commission sponsors a Photo Contest each year. The competition is open to all Idaho youth in 5th-12th grades. For the 2024 contest, young photographers addressed the theme, Healthy Tree, Healthy Me. In addition to their photo, contestants provided a statement sharing their vision of the photo’s portrayal of the theme.

Deadline: April 8th, 2024





Photo caption:

Home is Where the Heart is!

Photographer's Statement:

In the forest’s heart, trees stand tall and proud, providing shelter and a sanctuary for countless creatures. These majestic giants have become an integral part of our lives, providing us with the materials to build our homes and the beauty and serenity that bring joy and comfort to our souls. They remind us that home is not just a physical place, but a feeling found within the care and love we share with others. So let us cherish these wonders of nature and always remember that the true essence of home lies in our hearts, and the forests.